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 DALLAS (AP) -Caron Butler scored 35 points and Antawn Jamison added 27 to help Washington hand Dallas its first home loss of the season and third straight overall, 110-98 on Monday night.
Dallas, which started the season 6-0 at home, got 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists from Dirk Nowitzki. Josh Howard had 17 points and Juan Berea added 15 for Dallas.
Antonio Daniels had a season-high 16 points, and Butler hit a career-high five 3-pointers for the Wizards, who ended a two-game losing streak and snapped a streak of five straight defeats in Dallas.
Dallas, which lost its third straight to an Eastern Conference opponent, converted all 29 free throw attempts for a club record, breaking the previous mark of 27 set in February 2002 against New Jersey.
Last season the Mavericks went 27-3 against the East.
Knicks 113, Jazz 109
NEW YORK (AP) - Stephon Marbury scored a season-high 28 points and Zach Randolph added 25 points and 14 rebounds for New York.
Jamal Crawford had 22 points for the Knicks, who have won two in a row following an eight-game skid. Randolph, who grabbed a huge offensive rebound in the final seconds, has eight double-doubles in the 10 games he has played this season.
Carlos Boozer scored 16 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, but the Jazz had their three-game winning streak snapped. Deron Williams added 26 points and eight assists for Utah, which played Sunday in Detroit and seemed a step slow on defense, allowing the Knicks to shoot 53 percent from the field.
Timberwolves 103, Hornets 94
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Marko Jaric scored 21 points and Minnesota got its second victory of the season.
Sebastian Telfair scored 20 points for the Timberwolves, while fellow reserve Antoine Walker scored 17, hitting three 3-pointers and following his own miss for a key basket with 1:04 to go to stifle New Orleans' last-gasp rally.
Al Jefferson added 14 points for Minnesota (2-10), which led by double digits for most of the game and won its first road game of the season.
Chris Paul scored 31 points to lead New Orleans, which never led and had trouble shooting for most of the first three quarters. Peja Stojakovic scored 17 and Bobby Jackson 14.
Minnesota shot 52 percent from the field and hit eight 3-pointers, while the Hornets hit only 41.9 percent of their shots, going 7-of-22 from long range.
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